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Oct 21, 2012 1:30am PDT
? yes it is lexy, and this applies to any fan in the bay area who wants to watch some good local hockey. the n-h-l is on ice and no one knows when it's going to end. the growing hockey community in the bay area has been looking for a new team to cheer for . . . and they may have found something. take a look. ">>>(nat pop of check against the wall) at first glance, you would think this is an n-h-l hockey game. judging by how loud the crowd has been this season at sharks ice . . . (nat sound crowd cheering) many people would be guessing the same thing. . . . but with the n-h-l players locked out, south bay hockey fans have found something new, yet familiar to satisfy their hockey fix. . . . . . san jose state's division ii hockey team. jonathan wold, "last year, it wasn't packed... maybe about two-thirds full on some of the bigger games." jonathan wold announces games for k-s-j-s, and is shocked at how full the rink has been this season. "it is absolutely packed." . . . so packed that sharks ice employees had to turn away paying customers at the door during the home opener against u-s-c,
Oct 7, 2012 1:30am PDT
. with the regular season cancelled through october 24th, local businesses are on thin ice and workers who depend on revenue generated by sharks games are beginning to feel the pain. pedro garcia has the story. ">>>this is what you would normally see at san pedro square during sharks games. this is what it looks like now. empty streets empty tables empty bars businesses such as the old wagon saloon are normally packed during sharks games. last saturday this wasn't the case. jennifer koerner cocktail waitress" "last saturday was dead. like dead. and if we had a game, we would have been rocking out with a good amount of money and you can definitely tell a difference now. it's horrible. it's horrible." the nhl locked out its players three weeks ago. the last time this happened was the 2004-2005 when the nhl cancelled an entire season. the first time that happened in professional sports in north america. in san jose, an economic study reveals each shark's game results in 800,000 dollars in spending outside the arena. carl dean sharks fan" "well i didn't renew my season tickets. they aren't getting my
Oct 28, 2012 1:30am PDT
's association is teaming up with local businesses to keep more money in the pockets of san jose consumers. people can use their smartphones to scan q-r codes on s-j-d-r-a flyers. it will give users a list of discounts available on the group's facebook page. codes can be used to get "flash" discounts for food and events in the downtown san jose area. the head of the group, kymberli brady, says there are opportunities for consumers and businesses alike. ">>>they can just see posts and listings of merchants who have gone on there and said, "you know, i feel like offering 2 for 1 drinks tonight for the next hour" or a lunch specials for tomorrow, 2 for 1 lunch specials" interested downtown businesses can contact the group at 408-691-7826 or post their promotions on the s-j-d-r-a facebook page. apple's new ipad mini that debuted just this week... and you can expect there will be long lines to grab one when it goes on sale starting on november second... here at san jose state ... students will be able to bypass possible long lines at the malls and apple store ... by buying the ipad mini at the
Oct 14, 2012 1:30am PDT
with assisting at our local american cancer society." the american cancer society has it's huge making strides towards breast cancer walk saturday, october 27th and for a different way to help, the nfl is donating 10 cents for every ticket sold throughout the month of october to the american cancer society. its greek week on campus, tim vantress is live on campus to tell us what the greek community was doing this week. tim? homecoming week is upon us, which for some also means greek week. houses are using this week as an opportunity to unite as one organization. ">>>for fraternities and sorotities on campus, greek week is more than just celebrating school spirit. they are celebrating greek unity. some houses have been at san jose state for more than a hundred years, while others weren't even around to see the new milennium. it has proven difficult to get over 40 chapters to work together as one organization. diana rubio, student engagement coordinator: "you're talking about 10, 15, 20 members where some of them are a hundred so when it comes to doing socials or joint events at a smaller scale,
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